Dick's Picks, Volume Seventeen
Grateful DeadInitial release : April 2000
Grateful Dead Records GDCD-4037
Three CD set most of which was recorded live on September 25, 1991 at the Boston Gardens. Two additional tracks are from the March 31, 1991 show.
The rear cover of Dick's Picks, Vol. 17 carries the following message;
Caveat Emptor This release was digitally mastered from the original 2 track digital audio tapes, and was not recorded with the intent of producing a commercial release. It may, therefore, contain some minor anomalies, although we have aimed to make it just exactly perfect.The rear cover of Dick's Picks, Vol. 1 carried a message briefly explaining the reason for the Dick's Picks series;
Dick's Picks differs from our From The Vault series in that we simply did not have access to complete shows (nor the modern mixing capabilities afforded by multitrack tapes) But we think the historical value and musical quality of these tapes more than compensates for any technical anomalies... In other words what you hear is what you get. And what you get ain't bad!Related releases
Dick's Picks 17 was made available as a download from Grateful Dead Productions in November, 2005
Dick's Picks 17 was released for the regular retail market by Real Gone Music in July 2014.
For information about other releases that include music from this period see the 1991 section of the Dead by Date page.
Dick's Picks is a series of archive releases. For a complete list of releases in the series see the Dick's Picks page.
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